The Creative Commons Licenses (CC) are several public copyright licenses that allow users free distribution rights of an otherwise copyrighted work. The author of a Creative Commons Licensed file gives anyone the right to use, share, and edit the work they have created with the file. The author has the ability to choose a CC license that allows users specific rights. These specific rights make up the different Creative Commons License types. They are listed below:
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